I've been thinking a lot about art influences these days, since I always find it interesting to read about where other people's. Looking at all of the people who have inspired me over the years, I can definitely understand why my style is such a mixed breed, as I don't really feel my style is strictly cartoon or anime or comic book. So, I'm going to list a few of the people who come to mind as inspirations to me, and if you'd like to share yours, please do! I love seeing what inspires people and seeing how it can affect a person's style, it's fascinating!
So, some of my influences are:
For retro comic / pin-up styles:
Shane Glines and Bruce Timm, along with , and
For artists I've met at conventions, I have quite a few:
My lovely friend, , who is absolutely amazing and a genuinely awesome person. I am super stoked to see her anime! Also, Jakface, who I have met numerous time and whose style I absolutely adore ( jakface.tumblr.com/ ), Renee Nault ( www.reneenault.com/ ), and Miss Very Very ( ).
For general cartoon styles:
Disney/Pixar (of course), Avatar TLA/LOK, Adventure Time, TDI/16teen, etc.
Shoujo in general tbh, but a few artists that stand out are: Kaori Yuki, Yuu Watase, Arina Tanemura, Obana Miho, Rumiko Takahashi and Yoko Kamio.
And of course, so many of my artist friends have been a huge inspiration over the years. It would take up an entire page to name all of them, so I won't be doing that. I also know I am forgetting people in this list, so so many people, but I just wanted to share because I think it's interesting how varied the artists that inspire me are. It's no wonder that my style is so mixed lol.
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